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Criminal

Criminal & Radiotopia

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Criminal

Criminal

Criminal & Radiotopia

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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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Episode 137: Wolf 10

In April of 1995, wildlife biologists flew small airplanes over Yellowstone National Park, looking for two missing wolves. “They’re just gone. And that’s implausible because wolves don’t just disappear.” We’re trying something new. Two stories aboutthesame family ofwolvesin Yellowstone. One is a crime story, and one is a love story. Forthelove story, check out Episode 19 of This is Love. It’s calledThe Wolves. https://apple.co/2wSJs7B Thomas McNamee’s book is The Killing of Wolf Number Ten. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Get $50 off your fi...

34 MIN3 d ago
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Episode 137: Wolf 10

Looking for Wolves

Our other show, This is Love, is coming back on April 1. All new stories, about animals and the wild, and what happens when we take time to look around us. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

3 MIN1 w ago
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Looking for Wolves

Phoebe Reads a Mystery

Phoebe reads Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. For more, visit Phoebe Reads a Mystery on its own feed. Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/phoebe-reads-a-mystery/id1503921457 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4aqOirMxxorVMFcVRvDusi RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/PhoebeReadsAMystery

33 MIN1 w ago
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Phoebe Reads a Mystery

Episode 136: La Brea Dave

Sgt. David Mascarenas was the Dive Supervisor for the Los Angeles Police Department. He’s been diving his whole life, and prides himself on never refusing a dive, no matter how treacherous. At least until the summer of 2013, when a murder investigation led him into the unusually murky waters of the La Brea tar pits. We first spoke with Sgt. Mascarenas in 2015.This week, we’re adding to the story, with information about the crime he couldn't tell us before. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/c...

33 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 136: La Brea Dave

Episode 135: 527 Lime Street

Just before midnight on October 15, 1990, police arrived at 527 Lime Streetin Jacksonville, Florida to find the small wood-frame house on fire. There was a man standing in the front yard. He said there were people inside the house. What happened next was so unusual that it changed the way we think about arson. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal Imperfect FoodsJust go to ImperfectFoods.com/CRIMINAL to get $10 off your next four orders. Just enter CRIMINAL at check out. Quip Go to GetQui...

31 MINMAR 6
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Episode 135: 527 Lime Street

Episode 134: Call Russ Ewing

"The police had surrounded the house. They had been there for quite a while. They didn't want to try to rush the house because they thought he might kill one of the innocent people. But after waiting for a long time, I asked the police: 'Let me see if I can talk to the guy.'" Thanks toCBC Licensing. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal Imperfect FoodsJust go to ImperfectFoods.com/CRIMINAL to get $10 off your next four orders. Just enter CRIMINAL at check out. Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Go to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code CRIMINAL at checkout for $35 off your order. Third LoveGo to thirdlove.com/criminal now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase. ZipRecruiterTry ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal

31 MINFEB 21
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Episode 134: Call Russ Ewing

Episode 133: Red Hair, Gold Car

One day Adam Braseel got a phone call from his mother. She said that a man in Grundy County, Tennessee had been murdered, and the police thought Adam had something to do with it. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to...

39 MINFEB 7
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Episode 133: Red Hair, Gold Car

Episode 132: Herrin Massacre

In the summer of 1922, in a town in southern Illinois, 23 people were murdered over two days. Men, women, and children came out of their houses to watch, and in some cases, to take part in the violence. Scott Doody's book is Herrin Massacre. Special thanks to the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Matt Gorzalski, and to John Griswold, who wrote Herrin: The Brief History of an Infamous American City. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Get $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Everlane Get free shipping on your first order at everlane.com/criminal Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. The Real RealShop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Go to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code CRIMINAL at checkout for $35 off your order. Third LoveGo to thirdlove.com/criminal now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! ZipRecruiterTry ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal

26 MINJAN 24
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Episode 132: Herrin Massacre

Episode 131: Sunset Mesa

Debbie Schum waited a long time to receive the cremated ashes of her friend, LoraLee Johnson. When she did, she felt relieved to finally take them home with her. But then, she got a call from the FBI. To learn more, check out Elena Saavedra Buckley's article, "‘None of this happened the way you think it did’" Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal BetabrandGet 20% off at betabrand.com/criminal BetterHelpGet 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Everlane Get free shipping on your first order at everlane.com/criminal Native DeodorantFor 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code CRIMINAL during checkout. Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. The Real RealShop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.

30 MINJAN 10
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Episode 131: Sunset Mesa

Episode 130: Who's There

Crime Blotter: “The Learning Center on Hanson Street reports a man across the way stands at his window for hours watching the center, making parents nervous. Police ID the subject as a cardboard cutout of Arnold Schwarzenegger.” Today, we're looking at mistakes. Make your mark. Go toradiotopia.fmto donate today. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Perfect Snacks Go to perfectbar.com/criminal to get 15% off your order. Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. The Real RealShop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. UNTUCKitYou can save 20% on your first order by visiting untuckit.com and using code CRIMINAL at checkout.

28 MIN2019 DEC 20
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Episode 130: Who's There

Latest Episodes

Episode 137: Wolf 10

In April of 1995, wildlife biologists flew small airplanes over Yellowstone National Park, looking for two missing wolves. “They’re just gone. And that’s implausible because wolves don’t just disappear.” We’re trying something new. Two stories aboutthesame family ofwolvesin Yellowstone. One is a crime story, and one is a love story. Forthelove story, check out Episode 19 of This is Love. It’s calledThe Wolves. https://apple.co/2wSJs7B Thomas McNamee’s book is The Killing of Wolf Number Ten. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Get $50 off your fi...

34 MIN3 d ago
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Episode 137: Wolf 10

Looking for Wolves

Our other show, This is Love, is coming back on April 1. All new stories, about animals and the wild, and what happens when we take time to look around us. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

3 MIN1 w ago
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Looking for Wolves

Phoebe Reads a Mystery

Phoebe reads Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. For more, visit Phoebe Reads a Mystery on its own feed. Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/phoebe-reads-a-mystery/id1503921457 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4aqOirMxxorVMFcVRvDusi RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/PhoebeReadsAMystery

33 MIN1 w ago
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Phoebe Reads a Mystery

Episode 136: La Brea Dave

Sgt. David Mascarenas was the Dive Supervisor for the Los Angeles Police Department. He’s been diving his whole life, and prides himself on never refusing a dive, no matter how treacherous. At least until the summer of 2013, when a murder investigation led him into the unusually murky waters of the La Brea tar pits. We first spoke with Sgt. Mascarenas in 2015.This week, we’re adding to the story, with information about the crime he couldn't tell us before. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/c...

33 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 136: La Brea Dave

Episode 135: 527 Lime Street

Just before midnight on October 15, 1990, police arrived at 527 Lime Streetin Jacksonville, Florida to find the small wood-frame house on fire. There was a man standing in the front yard. He said there were people inside the house. What happened next was so unusual that it changed the way we think about arson. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal Imperfect FoodsJust go to ImperfectFoods.com/CRIMINAL to get $10 off your next four orders. Just enter CRIMINAL at check out. Quip Go to GetQui...

31 MINMAR 6
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Episode 135: 527 Lime Street

Episode 134: Call Russ Ewing

"The police had surrounded the house. They had been there for quite a while. They didn't want to try to rush the house because they thought he might kill one of the innocent people. But after waiting for a long time, I asked the police: 'Let me see if I can talk to the guy.'" Thanks toCBC Licensing. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal Imperfect FoodsJust go to ImperfectFoods.com/CRIMINAL to get $10 off your next four orders. Just enter CRIMINAL at check out. Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Go to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code CRIMINAL at checkout for $35 off your order. Third LoveGo to thirdlove.com/criminal now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase. ZipRecruiterTry ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal

31 MINFEB 21
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Episode 134: Call Russ Ewing

Episode 133: Red Hair, Gold Car

One day Adam Braseel got a phone call from his mother. She said that a man in Grundy County, Tennessee had been murdered, and the police thought Adam had something to do with it. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to...

39 MINFEB 7
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Episode 133: Red Hair, Gold Car

Episode 132: Herrin Massacre

In the summer of 1922, in a town in southern Illinois, 23 people were murdered over two days. Men, women, and children came out of their houses to watch, and in some cases, to take part in the violence. Scott Doody's book is Herrin Massacre. Special thanks to the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Matt Gorzalski, and to John Griswold, who wrote Herrin: The Brief History of an Infamous American City. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Get $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Everlane Get free shipping on your first order at everlane.com/criminal Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. The Real RealShop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Go to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code CRIMINAL at checkout for $35 off your order. Third LoveGo to thirdlove.com/criminal now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! ZipRecruiterTry ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal

26 MINJAN 24
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Episode 132: Herrin Massacre

Episode 131: Sunset Mesa

Debbie Schum waited a long time to receive the cremated ashes of her friend, LoraLee Johnson. When she did, she felt relieved to finally take them home with her. But then, she got a call from the FBI. To learn more, check out Elena Saavedra Buckley's article, "‘None of this happened the way you think it did’" Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: ArticleGet $50 off your first order of $100 or more at Article.com/criminal BetabrandGet 20% off at betabrand.com/criminal BetterHelpGet 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Everlane Get free shipping on your first order at everlane.com/criminal Native DeodorantFor 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code CRIMINAL during checkout. Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. The Real RealShop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.

30 MINJAN 10
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Episode 131: Sunset Mesa

Episode 130: Who's There

Crime Blotter: “The Learning Center on Hanson Street reports a man across the way stands at his window for hours watching the center, making parents nervous. Police ID the subject as a cardboard cutout of Arnold Schwarzenegger.” Today, we're looking at mistakes. Make your mark. Go toradiotopia.fmto donate today. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: BetterHelp Get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Perfect Snacks Go to perfectbar.com/criminal to get 15% off your order. Quip Go to GetQuip.com/Criminal right now and get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush. The Real RealShop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. SimplisafeProtect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL SquarespaceTry Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. UNTUCKitYou can save 20% on your first order by visiting untuckit.com and using code CRIMINAL at checkout.

28 MIN2019 DEC 20
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Episode 130: Who's There

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